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brothers. tamerlan is dead now. dzhokhar tsarnaev accused of using weapons of mass destruction. today the senate intelligence committee. >> there is no way we are going to rest until we see the information at our disposal. >> congressman william ketoing says he is traveling to moscow to get answers. congressman king and mike mccaul waiting. senator lindsey graham blamed a misspelling for the disconnect on dzhokhar tsarnaev's trip to russia. >> i think they did a good job of looking at him. the reason we didn't know he went to russia is because the name was misspelled. >> we are learning about a motive. officials say dzhokhar tsarnaev told investigators it was because of their religious views and not because of ties to terror groups. they got the instructions on how to make the bomb online. i want to bring in the huffington post managing editor amanda turkal. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with the congressional briefings. two of them today. what are we expecting? >> i think we -- there are a lot of unanswered questions in the context of the gun control debate. where did
. suspected boston bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev was charged today with a weapon -- using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting in death following three deaths and 180 injured in last week's marathon attack. the criminal complaint includes the description of footage of him leaving a knapsack on the ground where the explosion took place. another similar bomb was found at the site of the watertown shootout. tsarnaev remains in a boston hospital tonight unable to speak because of injuries that include a gunshot wound to his neck. but he's being questioned by authorities already and responding with written answers. in medford, massachusetts, today a funeral was held for 29-year-old victim krystle campbell. in boston, deval patrick and mayor menino requested a moment of silence at 2:50 to mark the one-week anniversary of the bombing. great public servants up there. we begin with those new charges filed against dzhokhar tsarnaev. pete william is nbc's chief justice correspondent. pete, we have charges. >> we do. couple things about the charges. both of the
began returning to normal. dzhokhar tsarnaev was arraigned this morning, at boston's beth israel deaconess hospital, where he remained in serious condition. a short time later came word of the complaint, filed by the u.s. justice department. it formally charged the 19-year- old with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction, potentially, a capital crime, punishable by the death penalty. and, destruction of property by explosive device, causing death. tsarnaev had been able, sporadically, to answer questions in writing, but a gunshot wound to the neck left him unable to speak. it was unclear if he was read his miranda rights. but in washington, white house spokesman jay carney said he's a naturalized u.s. citizen, so he will not face a military tribunal. >> he will not be treated as an enemy combatant. we will prosecute this terrorist through our civilian system of justice, under us law. u.s. citizen can not be trialed, tried rather in military commissions. and it's important to remember that since 9-11 we have used the federal court system to convict and incarcerate hundreds
on the boston bombing case. the surviving subject, dzhokhar tsarnaev, remains hospitalized from bullet wounds but authorities say his condition has improved to fair today. authorities also tell nbc news that he has cooperated with them so far. he's told investigators that he and his brother acted alone in last week's bombings at the boston marathon, they had no contact with overseas terrorist groups. that's what he said. he said the brothers built the bomb with guidance from an online publication put out by the al qaeda off shoot in yemen called "inspire." it's written in english with instructions on how to build a bomb used last week. tsarnaev told authorities the motive for their attack has to do with their religious fervor, he and his brother, and anger over the united states' wars in afghanistan and iraq. meanwhile told we're seeing new images from that dramatic shooting in watertown at 1:00 a.m. friday morning. they come from an eyewitness whose apartment overlooked the fire fight. the brothers are seen there crouching behind a car. at least one of them seems to be firing. the car on the
that to a government source. pulmonary interviews with dzhokhar tsarnaev indicate that the two brothers had the classification of self- radicalized jihadists. has conveyed -- dzhokhar tsarnaev has conveyed to investigators that his brother's motivation was jihaa jihadist p. here is the "washington post" -- the two brothers suspected of bombing the boston marathon appeared to be motivated by their religious faith, but do not appear to be connected to any terrorist group. we are asking you what you think about immigration reform and whether or not it should be delayed in the aftermath of the boston bombings. some members of congress have said that it should. the numbers to call -- let's take a listen to a little bit of a hearing yesterday. senator schumer talking about this very question. [video clip] >> if you have ways to improve the bill, offer an amendment when we start markup and may, and let's vote on it. i see that particularly to those who are pointing to what happened, the tragedy in boston -- an excuseld say for not doing a bill or delaying it many months. >> i never said that. >> i
they could reopen that street any day now, perhaps today. now, to the accused bomber, dzhokhar tsarnaev. reportedly, he is being cooperative. he has told investigators, at least in writing because he's having difficulty speaking, told them that he and his brother acted alone. they did not have any influence from outside groups. and that they were motivated by religious fervor, according to sources. yesterday in his hospital bed, he had his initial appearance before u.s. magistrate marianne bohler. a probable cause hearing has been set for may 30th. he is charged with two counts that carry potentially the death penalty. a grand jury could be convened to charge him with other crimes. the administration rejecting calls to reject the criminal justice system and try him as an enemy combatant. >> he will not be treated as an enemy combatant. we will prosecute this terrorist through our civilian department of justice. under united states law, united states citizens cannot be tried in military commissions. >> that has provoked anger from those on capitol hill saying by trying him through the cr
. i have -- i know my kids. i know my kids. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev, in his hospital bed in boston has reportedly been cooperative with investigators telling them that he and his brother acted alone without any support from overseas groups and that they acted out of religious fervor. nonetheless, if they want evidence that there is a threat look north to canada where authorities arrested two people breaking up an alleged plot to derail amtrak trains bound from toronto to new york on the canadian side of the border and there the authorities say the suspects were not acting alone. >> individuals were receiving support from al qaeda elements located in iran. there is no information to indicate that these attacks were state sponsored. >> those two individuals due in court today. more evidence that we do need still to be vigilant. guys? >> okay, scott, thank you very much. scott cohn joining us there from boston. >>> in business news, in the most anticipated earnings report from the season we are now hours away from apple, from stock market darling to stock market dog has shed almost $300 b
. dzhokhar tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction. he was read his miranda rights from his hospital and he will have access to a lawyer. the 19-year-old has been described as cooperative during questioning. forced to write his answers or nod yes or no. he told officials he and his brother came up with the idea for the attacks on their own, finding internet resources to learn how to make bombs. he has been assigned three public defenders and could very well face the death penalty. a weekend search of dzhokhar's college dorm room turned up a black jacket, a white hat and similar to the one in the surveillance photos he was allegedly wearing. investigators also want to question tamerlan tsarnaev's wife. the couple initially met at a nightclub. she later converted to islam, dropped out of college and had a child with him. her attorney has said that she had no suspicions that her husband might be plotting an attack. hundreds of people stood in silence at copley square at 2:50 p.m. one week after the bombings. president obama marked the moment of silence from the white h
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